Lysimachia clethroides /Gooseneck Loosestrife

Lysimachia clethroides  / Lysimachia clethroides
A colony in the landscape
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A colony in the landscape

Many white flowers present at same time during spring and summer

Inflorescence bent like a goose neck

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Lysimachia clethroides
Common Name: Gooseneck Loosestrife
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A perennial that spreads aggressively by underground stems to form large colonies. Can be kept from becoming too aggressive by planting in drier soils and in part shade. Has many small white flowers packed on slender racemes which are held high above the foliage. Used as a cut flower.